The Rochester Public Library’s Summer Playlist Finally Starts Next Week
Rochester Public Library's (RPL) Summer Playlist is finally back next week! You might think this is just for kids, but it's for you no matter your age.
Last year over 4900 people took advantage of the Summer Playlist and starting July 6th, 2021, you can check out your summer playlist and start...well, playing. The whole program is "designed to encourage reading, creating, caring, playing, and growing."
Planning started months ago, and usually the kick-off is in June. But...there was a delay. RPL's Karen Lemke gives us the lowdown.
“Summer Playlist bags are a hallmark part of our program...This year’s supply of bags was interrupted by shipping delays which, in turn, affected the launch of our program."
RPL knows you don't do the program just for the bag (but the bag is cool and everyone loves some swag), so instead of delaying any longer, next week is the week Lemke said,
“We’ve decided to launch the program anyway, with an IOU for the bags...We’ve
waited long enough, and families are ready to start on their Playlist before summer’s over.”
Activity logs are available at the Library and Bookmobile starting Tuesday, July 6, and library visitors can pick up Summer Playlist bags later this summer.
For more information, visit: www.rplmn.org/playlist.
It Is Almost Time for the 3rd Rochester Public Library's Tomato Talk
Straight from the Rochester Public Library website...
Tomato Talk will take you step by step through growing tomatoes in your home garden. Each month we’ll talk about timely topics from planting to harvesting to seed saving for the next year. Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, May - August.
These monthly meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams. Pre-registration is encouraged, to make sure you have a working link to join the meeting. After registering, a link for the meeting will be sent via email. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
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